Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Jus' kiddin'

-- by Dave

Today George W. Bush joked thus:
From this morning's White House press conference:

Reporter: Mr. President, following up on Vladimir Putin for a moment, he said recently that next year, when he has to step down according to the constitution, as the president, he may become prime minister; in effect keeping power and dashing any hopes for a genuine democratic transition there ...

Bush: I've been planning that myself.

Oh heh indeedy. Bush is known for knee-slappers like this. F'r instance:
"If this were a dictatorship, it'd be a heck of a lot easier, just so long as I'm the dictator."

"A dictatorship would be a heck of a lot easier, there's no question about it, " [Bush] said.

So why is it that these jokes don't seem so funny?

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